Darío Durán (Bahía Blanca -Argentina, 1964) is the Director and Co-founder of Loco Motion Pictures, a Barcelona-based independent animation and multimedia production company, created in 1996 and “Sweatbox S.L.”, created in 2007. He began to work with major US studios (Hanna-Barbera, Rick Rainer…) at the age of 17. Since then, and for over two decades, he has worked as a supervisor, animator and storyboard artist in the European and American animation industries. He has produced and directed advertising spots, short films, feature films and television series, amongst other projects. Today, after twenty years of residence in Barcelona, he is one of the most versatile audiovisual artists on the international scene.